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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95
This revised second edition provides an introductory guide through the maze of interdisciplinary themes that comprise 'biodiversity.' It combines biological sciences with insights into the origins, variety and distribution of biodiversity, analysis of the social and political context, and the threats to, and opportunities for, the survival of natural... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 139.95
While modern science has always recognized the central role that biodiversity plays in the ecological processes that maintain the Earth's equilibrium, our increasing knowledge of nature has deepened our appreciation of this principle. Consequently, those involved with implementing and maintaining sustainable agriculture systems have begun to take a... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 51.00
This important collection focuses on the nature and importance of biodiversity. The concept is clarified and its intrinsic and instrumental value is discussed. The book will be of interest to philosophers of science and biologists, but also to anyone interested in conservation and the environment. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 132.95
Biodiversity of Fungi is essential for anyone collecting and/or monitoring any fungi. Fascinating and beautiful, fungi are vital components of nearly all ecosystems and impact human health and our economy in a myriad of ways. Standardized methods for documenting diversity and distribution have been lacking. A wealth of information, especially regrading... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 40.00
This publication explores the meaning of agriculture and guides the reader into new territory, where food, ecology, and culture converge. In the food systems of South Asia, the margin between cultivated and uncultivated biodiversity dissolves through women?s day-to-day practice of collecting and cooking food, constituting a feminine landscape. The... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1994; US$ 25.00
The recent GATT agreement and the Biodiversity Convention have moved intellectual property rights to the centre of South-North relations. Decisions about intellectual property, particularly for plant life,have major implications for food security, agriculture, rural development,and the environment for every country in the South and the North. For the... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 125.00
This book focuses on the diverse impact of forest history in general, and of forest continuity, fragmentation and past management in particular, on the diversity and distribution of species. The implications for the conservation of biodiversity in forests are also addressed. Chapters have been developed from papers presented at a conference held in... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 219.99
Highlighting African biodiversity at all levels ranging from molecules to ecosystems, this title contains topics such as biogeography, speciation processes, phylogenetic patterns and systematics, diversity decline and conservation, and applied biodiversity informatics. The 42 contributions included are mostly on insects and vertebrates. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 129.95
Invasive non-native species pose one of the greatest challenges for natural resource managers who are charged with the maintenance of biological diversity and the sustainable production of forest wealth. This book provides the information on invading plants, their impacts on forest ecosystems, and control strategies. more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2008; US$ 79.95
A collection of 17 case studies on Australia?s experience with community based environmental conservation. more...